Artista puertorriqueño primer latino premiado por el Woodmere Art Museum

 07/03/2017 - 10:44
Diego Hiromi Rodríguez Carrión es un joven artista puertorriqueño, estudiante de la Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, PAFA. Su obra Exodus será parte de la exhibición permanente del Woodmere Art Museum. Atelier San Juan

El joven artista Diego Hiromi Rodríguez Carrión se ha convertido en el primer puertorriqueño en ser galardonado con el prestigioso premio que cada año concede el Woodmere Art Museum de Filadelfia. La obra premiada, Exodus es una reflexión sobre la migración boricua a EEUU- ya forma parte de la colección permanente del museo.


In Search of the Maya World: From Central America to Philadelphia

 06/27/2017 - 14:26
Gallery of archaeological pieces of Mayan culture exhibited at the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology of the University of Pennsylvania. Photo: Supplied UPEnn

One of the most intriguing mysteries of Latin American culture is what happened to the Maya civilization. How come after over 3,000 years of history, from about 2, 500 BC to 950 AD, most of the glorious Maya centers in Mesoamerica were abandoned? Before the arrival of the Europeans in the 1500’s magnificent cities like Tikal in Guatemala and Copán in Honduras had all but disappeared; left uninhabited, they were covered by thick jungle growth, hidden throughout the mountains and the lowlands. 


Orange is the New Black's Diane Guerrero backs bipartisan bill for national Latino museum

 06/16/2017 - 07:17
The popular actress joined the partisan group of legislators that introduced a bill Thursday to create an Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall. They ask for an institution that recognizes Hispanic contributions to American history.

"Build Museums Not Walls" is the slogan of the lawmakers supporting a bill to create an American Latino Museum in Washington. The bill was presented on June 15, 2017, in front of the Congress. Diane Guerrero, know for her role in Orange is the New Black, is among the supporters. Photo: @Latinomuseum/Twitter.